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EVs are ‘clearly’ the future despite slow start, Renault’s Normand says

EVs are 'clearly' the future despite slow start, Renault's Normand says

Although most EV buyers are in cities or suburbs, increasing numbers of people in rural areas are choosing battery powered cars, Normand says. BARCELONA — The global market for electric vehicles has not grown as fast as Renault expected when CEO Carlos Ghosn announced a bold investment of 4 billion euros six years ago to develop the technology, said Gilles …

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Europe Power Electronics for Electric Vehicles Market by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022

Europe Power Electronics for Electric Vehicles Market by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022

ReportsWorldwide has announced the addition of a new report title Europe Power Electronics for Electric Vehicles Market by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022 to its growing collection of premium market research reports. To control the flow of energy, the switching electronic circuits are used. These switching electronic circuits are called power electronics. Power electronics are also considered …

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Join the electric car revolution

Join the electric car revolution

A revolutionary transition in transportation has begun, namely, the electrification of nearly all modes of transportation. Norway has had an electric ferry since 2015. Boeing and Microsoft have invested in a company that plans to make hybrid electric/fossil fuel aircraft. Electric buses are more commonly seen on city streets. Production has begun on 18-wheelers powered by hydrogen fuel cells that …

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Researchers Developing Liquid-Powered Batteries

Researchers Developing Liquid-Powered Batteries

John Cushman developing technology to recharge BEV and HEV batteries like refueling car at gas station. Qualcomm Gets EV Charging Off the Ground An instantly rechargeable system for battery-electric and hybrid-electric vehicle batteries being developed at Purdue University is safe, affordable and environmentally friendly, its inventors say. Researchers at the Indiana university say its system recharges vehicle batteries through a …

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Here’s How You Can Watch a Solar Eclipse Without Messing Up Your Eyes

Here's How You Can Watch a Solar Eclipse Without Messing Up Your Eyes

Your parents probably told you to NEVER look directly at the sun with your naked eye. In fact, you’ve probably been told that by lots of reputable sources ( including our own Space.com ). But according to NASA and four other science and medical organizations, it’s OK to look at a total solar eclipse with the naked eye — but …

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Millennial bait Stonic crossover laces up to add some zest to the Kia lineup

Millennial bait Stonic crossover laces up to add some zest to the Kia lineup

Automakers are increasingly betting on small crossovers like the Kia Stonic to lure millennial buyers into showrooms. Like its rivals, Kia wants to fill every gap in its portfolio of high-riding crossovers and SUVs. The South Korean company has just introduced a small, city-friendly model named Stonic that’s positioned near the bottom of its model hierarchy. If you’re thinking “that’s …

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Stealthy VR Startup Develops Ultra-High Resolution ‘Bionic’ Headset

Stealthy VR Startup Develops Ultra-High Resolution ‘Bionic’ Headset

But don’t ring the death knell just yet. A European startup company, coming out of stealth mode this week, claims that it has solved one of VR’s most persistent bugaboos — low resolution images. By creatively hacking existing display technologies, engineers at the Finnish company Varjo say they can deliver optical resolution up to 70 times the clarity of current …

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Creating Hidden Folks’ massive new factory level

Creating Hidden Folks’ massive new factory level

When designer Adriaan de Jongh and artist Sylvain Tegroeg released Hidden Folks earlier this year , there was one piece of feedback that they heard plenty of. “A lot of people wanted more areas,” says de Jongh. “And a lot of people were very vocal about it.” The Where’s Waldo? -style game presents players with sprawling black-and-white scenes, and tasks …

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NASA’s Kepler Telescope Has Identified 10 New Earth-Like Exoplanets

NASA's Kepler Telescope Has Identified 10 New Earth-Like Exoplanets

NASA’s Kepler space telescope team has identified 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and in the habitable zone of their star. | NASA revealed Monday 10 new rocky Earth-sized planets that could potentially have liquid water and support life. The Kepler mission team released a survey of 219 potential exoplanets — planets outside of our solar …

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Venmo is getting instant bank transfers to compete with Zelle

Venmo is getting instant bank transfers to compete with Zelle

Venmo bank transfers are getting faster: PayPal announced that users will soon be able to send funds from their Venmo accounts to their banks in minutes for an extra 25 cents per transaction, as opposed to the day or so it currently takes to transfer funds. PayPal seems to be reacting to Zelle , a new payments processing service backed …

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